Windows Server 2008 R2 Thread, Network Drive Dropping in Technical; Originally Posted by kmount
I'll assume you have confirmed you can still talk to the box via RDP or something ...
12th August 2011, 10:24 AM #16
Have had it where you ping a hostname and it can't find it and it pings a different hostname thats similar but not the hostname I originally pinged which returns the wrong ip , same happens when doing an nslookup, tracert etc so good point on the ping and not relying on arp utils ie ping etc
Originally Posted by kmount
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18th August 2011, 09:32 AM #17
IT hasnt happened all week and this morning it came back. Its not a DNS issue, so i know that wont be it.
Originally Posted by mac_shinobi
Anyone else please?
18th August 2011, 09:33 AM #18
I can RDP into it yes, How would i go about doing that to the arp table please?
I'll assume you have confirmed you can still talk to the box via RDP
or something at that time to rule out a true network problem (I wouldn't trust ping because if it's arp it might still be something "alive" that has stolen the IP).
ie, by RDP
you can verify the box you're talking to is the box you want to be talking to.
Otherwise it might be worth trashing the arp table and then trying to reconnect, I've seen random shenanigans with shares when people have had poisoned arp tables.
18th August 2011, 09:40 AM #19
How to troubleshoot TCP/IP connectivity with Windows XP
netsh interface ip delete arpcache
18th August 2011, 10:10 AM #20
We are on W7 would the same apply please?
Originally Posted by SYNACK
18th August 2011, 12:30 PM #21
Yes, just use an elevated comand prompt to do it.
Originally Posted by FN-GM
18th August 2011, 12:34 PM #22
Not related to what FN GM is trying to do
Originally Posted by SYNACK
Logged in as a standard AD user that has local admin rights, Held down left shift --> Right clicked on command prompt --> run as other user --> logged on using domain admin account and tried to do some commands and got access denied
Closed command prompt and just right clicked on the command prompt and selected run as administrator and did the commands again, they worked straight away
Not sure if that will help
Also seeing as the mapped drives are on the virtual server - the network settings on the virtual server, do you get the same settings ref bridged mode or otherwise ? Can't remember the name of the other setting ?
If so just wondering if changing between the 2 makes any diff ?
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